Tri-State Seminar

Tri-State Seminar LLC (TSS) has been providing affordable, high quality education since 1985 through our annual three-day seminar.

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Meet water professionals from around the world and experience first-hand the best in water quality education, leading experts, the latest technology and trends, and proven solutions. October 8-12, New Orleans

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Jeff Tucker, CWEA President 2022-23

Volunteering has a wide halo effect – it helps a person’s career, our profession, and your organization. We are one community with one purpose – to protect California’s most critical resource.

Learn about exciting new programs and how to get involved.

We’re bringing wastewater into the future.

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Careers & Certifications

Career Openings

The water/wastewater profession is a wonderful career, full of great people, a rewarding purpose, new challenges and a stable career with good pay and benefits. If you are looking for a new challenge and want to help your community join us and work for water!


Career Paths

Clean water takes team work and lots of it! We need tens of thousands of talented and passionate professionals with a range of skills to keep moving California’s wastewater sector into the future. Learn more about the mission critical career paths available in our industry.


CWEA Certifications

As your go-to source for professional growth, CWEA is dedicated to providing the most valuable industry certifications, training, and networking opportunities. Get ready for your career in wastewater or get a promotion


CWEA is the trusted organization that advocates
for and empowers wastewater professinals

Programs & Advocacy

CWEA Award Winners
CWEA is proud to announce the state winners of the Annual Awards program. These individuals and agencies were selected by CWEA’s Committees as the best of the best.
Kirt Brooks Scholarship
The Kirt Brooks Memorial Water Environment Scholarship is for students (tech, university, graduate, etc.) in or interested in the water environment industry. Learn more >
Clean Water Act at 50

We’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act and California’s achievements in clean water. Join us in celebrating >

Drought Success Stories
Water professionals have been working on these issues for decades, California is a worldwide leader in conservation, water recycling, and producing pure water.
Women in Water
There are countless women in our industry making a difference. We can still do more to recruit and retain female water pros. Read the inspiring profiles of CWEA members >
Fresno Siblings Win U.S. Water Prize

Brother and Sister John and Pauline were chosen by the national judging panel to represent the USA at the international Stockholm Junior Water Prize in Stockholm in August.

New Online Learning Platform
OWEN provides members with access to timely, relevant training and certification preparation classes that can help you excel throughout your career. Learn more >
New Online Certification Exams
OnVUE service offers an easier way to take a CWEA certification exam at home or at work.
New Strategic Plan
We’re proud to lead the way with an inspiring, new Strategic Plan that elevates our core priorities—empowering, educating and connecting water professionals. Read the new plan and get involved.